Now there’s a solution.
To provide travellers with more convenient ways to access medical attention for minor ailments, CAA Travel Insurance is now offering Telemedicine and House Call Services to all its travel medical insurance policy holders.
Below are a few examples of common health issues that can occur to travellers while on vacation and responses you may get from CAA Assistance when you call.
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Symptoms: Sharp chest pains and difficulty breathing.
CAA Assistance: "Are you able to drive? Call 911 immediately and call, if you can, when you arrive at the ER."
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Symptoms: Sore throat, a bit of a cough and sneezing.
CAA Assistance: "Would you like to use the Telemedicine or House Call service for treatment? No? We can help you find an urgent care clinic or ER close by."
Location: Escazu, Costa Rica
Symptoms: Cut finger on coral reef while scuba diving
CAA Assistance: "There is an urgent care centre nearby where you can get treatment."
Location: Seattle, Washington
Symptoms: Child walked through a forest and came in contact with poison ivy.
CAA Assistance: "Would you like to use the Telemedicine or House Call service for treatment for your child? You would like Telemedicine? OK. We'll send you the information for an MD who will provide consultation via video link."
Telemedicine MD Video Consult: MD prescribes topical cream and details for treatment given to parents, who are directed to a local pharmacy to fill the prescription.
Location: Athens, Greece
Symptoms: Woke up in hotel room with migraine headache. Cannot get up due to pain.
CAA Assistance: "Would you like to use Telemedicine or House Call service treatment? You would like a House Call> Ok. We'll notify an MD to visit your hotel room for treatment."
House Call MD in-person consult: MD prescribes medication. Patient's partner fills prescription at local pharmacy.
Finding quality healthcare services while away can be a challenge. CAA Travel Insurance has a global network that can provide assistance from anywhere in the world, 24-7, 365 days a year. As a traveller, you don’t have to worry about finding the right medical professional or treatment; CAA Assistance will help direct you to the medical professional you need.
What better way to help you relax and enjoy your vacation than by understanding what CAA Travel Insurance care options have to offer, including our new, Telemedicine and House Call Services.
Get informed and get covered before you go!
Visit your local CAA Store or give us a call at: 1-833-394-3891. One of our travel insurance experts will be happy to explain everything to you and answer any questions you have.
Call or visit now!